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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Andropogon argenteus Elliott, Sketch Bot. S. Carolina 1: 148 (1816), nom. illeg.

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Andropogon ternarius Michx., Fl. Bor.-Amer. 1: 57 (1803).
Family: Poaceae
The Poaceae generic classification system originated from the GrassBase database, originally based on Genera Graminum (1985). Work is in progress to update this to a new globally accepted and collaborative generic classification based on the latest research.
Homotypic Names:

Andropogon argyreus Schult. ex Steud. in A.L.P.P.de Candolle & A.C.P.de Candolle, Nomencl. Bot., ed. 2, 1: 90 (1840).

Andropogon elliottii Chapm., Fl. South. U.S.: 581 (1860), nom. superfl.

Sorghum argenteum Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 790 (1891), nom. superfl.

Sorghum elliottii Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 791 (1891), nom. superfl.

Anatherum argyreum (Schult. ex Steud.) Roberty, Boissiera 9: 207 (1960).

Anatherum virginicum subvar. elliottii Roberty, Boissiera 9: 212 (1960).

Original Compiler: W.D.Clayton, R.Govaerts, K.T.Harman, H.Williamson & M.Vorontsova